Are Humans Inventing Artificial Intelligence Or Discovering It?

Artificial Intelligence

A few years ago I witnessed an interesting conversation between a semi-famous physicist, Julian Barbour, and a young philosopher. The debate centered around one of the core principals surrounding Barbour’s teachings, the concept of “Platonism” in mathematics and physics. Julian Barbour’s theory of timeless physics is a good read, if you’ve not heard of him. The philosopher […]

Scientists Discover That Bacteria Wind Farms Could Produce Electricity

Researchers from Oxford University have announced in a new study, a discovery of the movement of bacteria that could be used to provide a power source for small electronic appliances, such as mobile phones. The research team used a virtual prototype, demonstrating how the natural movement of bacteria could be harnessed to turn cylindrical rotors and […]

Mobile Advertising Company ‘InMobi’ Fined $950,000 For Using WI-FI Signals To Secretly Track Phone Users


An Indian-based multinational mobile advertising company, Inmobi, has agreed to pay a fine of $950,000 to the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for using Wi-Fi signals to secretly track phone users in the country, obtaining their locations for adverts on their mobile phones. InMobi was founded in 2007. The company has financial support from the […]